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Thompson Scale: Heavy-duty checkweigher

Thompson Scale offers its Model 4693 Heavy-Duty Checkweigher with weight ranges from 10-300 lb. Machine is designed for harsh, abusive, dirty environments, such as those found in the cement, concrete, soil, bark, and carbon black products industries.
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Solus Industrial Innovations: Solus Industrial Innovations: Mini roller conveyor

Solus Industrial Innovations has introduced Roll-Tech mini roller conveyor sections. Featuring a low profile and sleek design and arriving fully assembled and ready to mount, the 3¼4” aluminum or stainless steel rollers are ideal for small containers and packages.
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Dorner Mfg. Corp.: Dorner Mfg. Corp.: Conveyor catalog

Dorner Mfg. offers a 12-page, color Special Capabilities catalog highlighting its Engineering Specials Program. ESP gives extra attention to building conveyors with unique dimensions and characteristics above and beyond those of regular conveyor platforms. Catalog details features and benefits, includes photos, and shows examples of applications for each conveyor.
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Hartness International: Wide-side accumulation conveyor

New from Hartness is the Dynac 6500 system, which features a wide-side leading product flow at conveyor speeds to 250’/min. With seamless, real-time accumulation vs.
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Open frame labeling system

The NEW Label-Aire Inline Series 6000 labeling system is designed to be very easy to configure while also making labeling easier and faster.
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Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corp.: Wrapping, stacking and pouching of carded vials
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Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corp.: Wrapping, stacking and pouching of carded vials

Vials in card form are stacked and then pouched via a Sinlon S.L. Package Machine flow wrapper, represented in the U.S. by Marpak. After precise weighing on a Hi-Speed Checkweigher machine to confirm pouch counts, the pouches travel on a conveyor section to where they are manually inspected before cartoning.
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Nercon Engineering & Mfg. Inc: Nercon Engineering & Mfg. Inc: Self-adjusting accumulator

The Flex Flow Accumulator from Nercon automatically adjusts to the changing pace of production flow, ensuring continuous flow throughout the conveyor section.
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Axon: Single-head TE bander

Axon offers an improved version of its fastest single-head, high-speed, tamper-evident bander. Called the EZ-100HSX, the continuous-motion bander is capable of larger size capacity and speeds to 500 bottles/min.
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Nordson Corporation: Nordson Corporation: Nordson Corporation: Leaflet tipping system

Longford offers a machine that feeds and tips multifolded pharmaceutical leaflets onto other leaflets, backer cards, or carriers at speeds to 18ꯠ leaflets/hour with an accuracy of ± 1/32”.
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Dorner Mfg. Corp.: Clipper belt splicing

Dorner offers new plastic clipper and stainless-steel clipper belt splicing options. Belts with plastic clipper or stainless-steel clipper options can be easily replaced on tight-fitting conveyors or conveyors buried in machines by removing a pin that holds the spliced belts together.
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Omega Design Corp.: Shrink bundler

Omega Design offers its new In-Line Shrinkbundler that operates at speeds in excess of 350 containers/min, depending on package configurations. Machine design enables it to be easily integrated into most line layout configurations.
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Hartness International launches conveyor company

Hartness International announces the creation of Hartness Conveyor Systems (HCS) LLC.
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Water bottled in Kuwait has U.S. flavor

A portable bottling line housed in a 20’x8’x81¼2’ container is quenching the thirst of troops and personnel in Kuwait City, Kuwait. Started up in fall 2003, the 25 bpm self-contained line provides 1.5-L bottled water on-demand for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) troops and support personnel, according to AAFES Food and Theatre program manager Tom Wilson.
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BluePrint Automation: BluePrint Automation: BluePrint Automation: An 'eye' for robotics

Systems integrator pairs machine vision systems with robotics, enabling its end-user customers to inspect items in line at high speeds.
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Belcor Industries Inc: Automatic case former

Belcor has added the BEL 651 Fully Automatic Case Former to its product line, with features like Allen-Bradley PLC, built-in remote demand control, and a low price.

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